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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
delaware hotel room, engaged in debate prep. while paul ryan got some unexpected debate prep of his own with a reporter from our flint, michigan, affiliate. >> the best thing to help prevent violent crime in the inner cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. it's to help people with poverty in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. make sure they can realize the value of one another? >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, seeks to mock mitt romney's commitment to eliminate public television. the ad says, quote, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. the v.p. candidates joe biden and paul ryan go at it this thursday, at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> let's go to josh and the other top stories. >> good morning,
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
rallied republicans. running mate paul ryan taking a break from his own debate prep. >> last night, america got to see the man i know. a leader. >> reporter: the president, meanwhile, in the battleground leaning his way, wisconsin. speaking before a crowd of more than 30,000, his biggest crowd of the campaign yet. more energized than during the debate. >> when i got on the stage, i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. [ laughter ] but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney because the real mitt romney's been running around the country for the last year promising $5 drl in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: many supporters asking, why wasn't the president tougher? why no mention of romney and his comments about the 47%? the people romney said he could never convince to take personal responsibility. romney offering a new explanation for those comments overnight. >> why didn't president obama bring that up? what would you have said if he did bring it up? >> clearly, in a campaign with hundreds, if not thousands of speeches and question-and-answer s
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
from showing bible verses during games. now they're headed to court. ryan owens has the story. >> reporter: in this small texas town, they worship two things. god and football. >> all: clap your hands, go, red! >> reporter: so perhaps it only seemed natural that the cheerleading squad would paint bible verses on the banners the players run through for every game. >> we find it encourages the boys. >> reporter: but it apparently offended someone. the unidentified person complained to an atheist group saying the bible banners amounted to a public school advocating a particular religion. and that's unconstitutional. >> it's not a christian school. and they cannot misuse their authority. >> reporter: in response, the school superintendent forced them to stop the scriptures. so, the cheer leaders put down the pom-poms and picked up a phone. callen -- calling an attorney. he says that the banners are not school-sponsored. that the girls came up with the idea by looking at the social networking website, pinterest. they saw cheerleaders in georgia did the same thing years ago. turns o
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
v.p. candidates, joe biden and paul ryan go at it this thursday, 9:00 eastern, 8:00 pacific. >>> and new information this morning about that attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that did kill the u.s. ambassador. abc news has retained a memo that raised questions about whether the state department rejected warnings from its own staff. jake tapper joins us this morning with those details. good morning, jake. >> good morning to you, josh. that's right, this memo detai all the way that they thought the operations were vital. and the commander told me he wanted to stay past august and ambassador chris stevens wanted them to stay as well. >> reporter: in the memo obtained exclusively by abc news, the embassy in libya did not mince words requesting that the state department keep the 16-member security support team in the country. quite simply, we cannot maintain our existing levels of embassy operations without a continued support team present, the memo says. that request was granted. after that, security in libya deteriorated further with western target attacks. now the commander of the
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
romney and ryan want to go back to. but criticism of what's happened to the middle-class over the last four years is one that ryan and romney jumped on. >> matthew dowd, what is a win for each candidate tonight? >> mitt romney has to show up and be confidenpassionate and connect with the audience. but really, he has to put the president on the defensive. he needs to turn this race into a referendum on the president. >> and the president? >> i think the president's all about his mannerisms and his style at this point. i think he can't come across as irritable. he can't come across as impatient. he has to act that he wants to be there, maybe with a lot of smyt smiles. he can't come off out of touch. >> do you think the moderator, jim leher comes up? >> i think mitt romney would make a mistake if he brought it up. >>> let's get to josh elliott and the rest of the morning headlines. >> we're going to get to the desperate scene in northwest minnesota. half of a town forced to flee as wildfires threatened homes there. heavy winds and drought conditions there. flames spread across 3 miles in
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
will have live coverage of the v.p. candidates, joe biden and paul ryan go at it this thursday, 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. or colleague, martha raddatz will be moderating. let's go to josh. you have information on libya as well. >>> and new information this morning about that attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that did kill the u.s. ambassador. abc news has retained a memo that raised questions about whether the state department rejected warnings from its own staff about security. senior white house correspondent jake tapper joins us this morning with those details. good morning, jake. >> reporter: good morning, josh. that's right, this memo details all the ways the u.s. embassy in libya relied on what is called a security support team. that left in august. the commander of the team tells me he wanted to stay past august and ambassador stevens wanted his team to stay, as well. in the memo, obtained exclusively by abc news, the embassy in libya did not mince words, requesting that the state department keep the 16-member security support team in the country. quite simply, we cannot
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am EDT
biden against paul ryan this coming week in kentucky. >> it's all about the undecided voters. we have one more jobs report after this one. let's assume that the economy remains sort of tepid and growing slowly. how much does a small drop in the unemployment rate really affect undecided voters? >> it creates a psychological barrier, breaking below 8%. and the issue is less the actual number than the trend. and the fact is we're moving in the right direction. not as fast as some folks would like. but it gives reason for hope. so, again, this is a statistical talisman that tells people we're moving in the right direction. >> talk about the vice presidential debate coming up this thursday. is that likely to have any immaterial pact on the trajectory of this race? >> it could have one. if paul ryan wins this debate, that gives the romney camp a strong argument. mitt romney trying to move towards the center, like successful candidates ultimately do. there's going to be a lot of fireworks. you have a policy wonk in paul ryan. you have joe biden who is everyone's uncle, for better or wor
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